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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) which is in the industry Specialty Chemicals, gaining 0.41% today. In the last week its performance is 0.21%, and -2.12% for the past quarter. Currently, The Sherwin-Williams Company, SHW has a target price of 322.23, so today’s gain of 0.41% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.10%.

The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW), has a market cap of 26308.59, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 76.60%.

At the current price of 286.43, it has a dividend yield of 1.17%, and its target price is 322.23. This is with a profit margin of 9.60%, and total debt/equity of 1.58. The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) has a P/E of 24.23, as well as a forward P/E of 20.39.

With a current EPS of 11.82, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.17%,The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 21.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 10.09%.

Performance for the year is 13.24%. Since its IPO date on 7/1/1985, the total performance to date is 11.33%.

Volume today for The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW), is 424700, while its average volume is 701.51. Whilst the total gain today was 0.41%, it did have a day high of -8.07%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.12%, and 1.16% for the month. The 52-week low for The Sherwin-Williams Company, SHW has been 32.75%, while the 52-week-high has reached -8.07%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 39.80%, and its return on assets is 18.10%. The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) has an operating margin of 14.80%. With a sales growth of 2.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that The Sherwin-Williams Company, SHW is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 1.53, and has a current ratio of 1.3 and 0.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of The Sherwin-Williams Company? Well its PEG is 2.4, and the P/S is 2.28, along with a P/B of 21.09. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 65.33.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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